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this evening. 24-year-old james eagan holmes is under arrest. the police say that he booby trapped his apartment before heading to the theater to carry out the attack. we have a team of correspondents covering this rapidly developing story, including the biggest mystery of all, the motive. first we'll turn to barry petersen. >> reporter: for theater goer this is started as a very special night for the many fans of batman movies. the suspect bought a ticket for the 12:05 a.m. special premier. law enforcement sources tell us holmes dyed his hair like batman's foe the joker. >> i was in the second row. >> reporter: shortly after the movie began, corbin date saw someone get up and leave through an emergency exit. >> i noticed a guy who was sitting to the far right went out to the emergency exit, which is unusual. >> reporter: parked outside the door was holmes' car. inside, an arsenal. he put in a helmet, bullet-proof vest, leg protection and armed himself. >> an a.r.-15 assault rifle, a remington 870 shotgun, 12 gauge shotgun, and a .40 caliber glock handgun. >> reporter: aurora police ch
>> pelley: tonight, the colorado massacre suspect in court james holmes appeared dazeened and was prevented from speaking by his barry petersen was in the courtroom, john miller is on the investigation. penn state is hit with crippling penalties and joe paterno is wiped out of the record books armen keteyian on the fallout from the child sex abuse scandal. >> sports themselves can become too big to fail. in the penn state case the results were perverse and unconscionable. >> pelley: a pioneer has died. sally ride, the first american woman in space. and john blackstone on the survivors of the aurora massacre fighting for their lives. >> he needs to get better because he needs to be a dad. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. it was a strange and jarring picture. we got our first look today at the man accused of the worsz mass shooting in u.s. history-- the movie theater massacre in aurora, colorado. 24-year-old james holmes made his first court appearance, but from the looks of him, it wasn't entirely clear t
holmes was being treated by a university psychiatrist. anna werner is in colorado. the u.s. economy slows sharply, raising the risk of a new recession. rebecca jarvis has the latest numbers. the olympics get off to a ringing start, and mitt romney get caught up in it, in the traffic, that is. mark phillips is in london. and request "on the road" with a champion broadcaster. >> here's one. >> pelley: steve hartman with the sound and the story. >> reporter: you reported on 9/11. >> yes. >> reporter: pearl harbor. >> yes. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. most everyone who saw james holmes in court on monday wondered about his mental state or whether he was medicated. he looked like he didn't know he was there. he wasn't following the conversation, and when the judge asked hem a question, holmes' lawyer jumped in before he could speak. well, tonight, we have learned that holmes was in fact under the care of a psychiatrist before he allegedly opened fire on the audience in a movie theater in colorado, killing 12 and wounding
evening. most everyone who saw james holmes in court on monday wo wondered about his mental state or whether he was medicated. he looked like he didn't know he was there. he wasn't following the lmes'rsation, and when the judge asked him a question, holmes' lawyer jumped in before he could weak. well, tonight, we have learned that holmes was, in fact, under the care of a psychiatrist defore he allegedly opened fire nc the audience in a movie theater in colorado, killing 12 and wounding 43. anna werner has the late- breaking details at the arapahoe county jail where holmes is held pu solitary confinement tonight. >> reporter: a motion filed by james holmes' public defender reveals that holmes was under the care of psychiatrist lin fenton. dr. fenton is the medical director of student mental health services at the university of colorado denver anschutz medical campus. holmes was a graduate student at the school. harlier this week, school iaficials said students were monitored by mental health amecialists. >> the faculty and program leadership meet on a regular basis to discuss how t
the shooting the suspect james holmes mailed a package to the university of colorado anschutz medical campus where he had been a student. the package had been sent to a psychiatrist who was also holmes' professor but that package wasn't discovered until monday, three days after the shooting. this story is just breaking tonight and our senior correspondent john miller has details. john, what do we know? >> reporter: scott, this was not unexpected. as we reported, u.s. postal inspectors have been searching through the mailboxes near the suspect's home looking for letters or packages james holmes might have sent out. they didn't find any, but now we know that's because the package had already been sent even before the shooting. on monday afternoon, investigators scoured the mail room at the university of colorado and found what they've been searching for-- a piece of mail from the alleged shooter, james holmes. but before opening it, the sheriff's bomb squad handled it with a robot and took an x-ray just in case there were explosives inside. sources say the letter was from a pent-up holmes to o
speak. well, tonight, we have learned that holmes was in fact under the care of a psychiatrist before he allegedly opened fire on the audience in a movie theater in colorado, killing 12 and wounding 43. anna werner has the late-breaking details at the arapahoe county jail where holmes is held in solitary confinement tonight. >> reporter: a motion filed by joms' public defender reveals he was under the care of psychiatrist lynne fenton. dr. fenton is the medical director of student mental health services. holmes was a graduate student at the school. earlier this week, school officials said students were monitored by mental health specialists. >> the faculty and program leadership meet on a regular basis to discuss how the student' doing, the stars and difficult students. >> reporter: a package sent by holmes to dr. fenton was recovered by police in the school mailroom on monday. sources say the package contained a letter written by holmes that described shooting people. it's unclear when holmes sent the package. holmes' lawyers say the discovery of the letter should never have b
>> pelley: tonight the people versus james holmes. the suspect in the theatre massacre hears prosecutors charge him with mass murder. john blackstone was in the court. >> he had a kind of an evil or diabolical presence to him. >> pelley: a new diplomatic dust-up. mitt romney in the middle east says culture makes israelis economically superior to palestinians. jan crawford is with the candidate. syrian rebels hold out against the dictators' army in the ancient city of aleppo, clarissa ward has a rare report from inside syria. >> and george washington slept here. >> this is the roof under which he spent at least half of the american revolution. >> pelley: anthony mason on where the history of the reflution-- revolution will spin the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. james holmes heard charges today that could cost him his life if he is convicted in the colorado theatre massacre. prosecutors presented well over 100 charges in court today. 12 counts of premeditated murder. one for each of the people who died. and 12 counts of mu
the movie theater massacre in aurora, colorado. 24-year-old james holmes made his first court appearance, but from the looks of him, it wasn't entirely clear that he knew he was there. sitting next to one of his attorneys, his orange hair made him look like a character from the batman movies. as the judge spoke, holmes didn't seem to make eye contact. in fact, he didn't seem to follow the conversation at all. we have a team of correspondents covering this story. barry petersen was in the courtroom with holmes and, barry how did he seem in person? >> reporter: well, i have to say scott, it was really sort of eerie to be there. he seemed so unvovled. it was almost chilling, because we're talking about the fate of his life. frankly, i had a hard time taking my eyes off of him. you keep staring at that face, looking for some clue as to why this happened. he, on the other hand, seemed uninterested and when he was offered a chance to speak he turned it down. >> mr. holmes, do you have any questions about that initial advisement? >> judge, we've advised mr. holmes (inaudible) >> than
's massacre in aurora, colorado. today two women who were wounded said the suspect, james holmes, was shouting at his victims. barry pederson has the interview. >> reporter: witnesses say the shooter said nothing as he repeatedly fired into the audience. but from the hospital, survivors alee young who was shot in the neck and stephanie davis who kept her friend from bleeding to death remember it differently. >> i see him up there. and i'm hearing him yell at people and then you just hear the rounds going off just boom, boom, boom, boom. >> reporter: off camera davis told reporters later he would shout, "what are you doing? i said stand up." he would pick people up. i saw him stand over someone. i just see hair and him holding the shirt and, boom. >> it's sad for me to know that there's people out there that just go through life where they just massacre, you know, for lack of a better word, just to massacre people and i feel so sorry for him. i feel so sorry. >> reporter: investigators, including the lead prosecutor karen pierson, scoured holmes' apartment today. investigators were also coming
>> pelley: tonight, there was an early warning of the movie theater massacre. james holmes sent a letter before the killings. reports from john miller and anna werner as the first victim is laid to rest. what grows in a drought? food prices. dean reynolds on how much more you'll be paying. rebels claim they now control half of syria's biggest city. clarissa ward is in syria. elizabeth palmer across the border in lebanon. and nasa's mission to mars. >> this mission is the coolest thing i think we've ever done. >> pelley: bill whitaker on why it's being called "seven minutes of terror." >> pelley: good evening, no one saw the movie it out days before thecoul ng suspect james it out days before thecoul ng suspect james d been sent to correspondent john miller detail cted. reporte u.s. p might sent out.they didn't fint know the pa butf's bomb it ives inside. sources say the a pent-up holmes to of his psors. in it he ta psors. in it he ta people andd crude s. days rooday's shooting butbee procesl former profiler mary ellen says we may see more letters from mary ellen says we may se
pelley. >> pelley: james holmes heard charges today that could cost him his life if he is convicted in the colorado theater massacre. prosecutors presented well over 100 charges in court today. 12 counts of premeditated murder, one for each of the people who died. and 12 counts of murder with extreme indifference to human life, again one for each of the dead. those charges carry the death penalty. holmes is also charged with 116 counts of attempted murder. two counts for each of the people prosecutors say were injured, two counts each because the prosecutors haven't decided which law they will use at trial. some victims and some relatives - re in the courtroom in cntennial, colorado, and so was john blackstone. blhn, what did you see? >> scott, well, james holmes still has orange hair and he looks as if he hasn't shaved todae he was arrested. but in court today he showed no emotion. and he stared up at the ceiling. he often opened his eyes very wide for no apparent reason. but he never made eye contact with the victims or their families who were in the courtroom. >> reporter: this w
for each of the dead. those charges carry the death penalty. holmes is also charged with 116 counts of attempted murder. two counts for each of the people prosecutors say were injured, two counts each because the prosecutors haven't decided which law they will use at trial. some victims and some relative-- relatives were in the courtroom in centennial colorado and so was john blackstone. john, what did you see? >> scott, well, james holmes still has orange hair and he looked as if he hasn't shaved since he was arrested. but in court today he showed no emotion. and he stared up at the ceiling. he often opened his eyes very wide for no apparent reason. but he never made eye contact with the victims or their families who were in the courtroom. >> reporter: this was holmes in court last week, the last time we saw him on camera. this time the judge barred cameras from the courtroom. some of those still healing from wounds suffered in the theatre shooting came to the court to see him formally charged. ali garbi whose 16-year-old son suffered a head wound came in search of an answer. >> i
it ives inside. sources say the a pent-up holmes to of his psors. in it he ta psors. in it he ta people andd crude s. days rooday's shooting butbee procesl former profiler mary ellen says we may see more letters from mary ellen says we may see more letters from >> particularly because of differe crime that put them in that mail room and apparently the lead came indirectly from holmes himself. apparently some time after his arrest he mentioned that a letter had gone to the school from him and that's what they were looking for. >> pelley: john, thanks very much. as you know, holmes is in jail tonight under investigation in the shooting that killed 12 and wounded 43. anna werner is outside that jail in centennial, colorado. anna, what did you find out today? >> reporter: scott, public defender daniel king got his chance to go inside the apartment of his client, james holmes, today, the police where the 24-year-old allegedly plotted last friday's shooting. king and his team were in the apartment for about an hour. we could see them walking around through the broken window. this comes one d
holmes wrote about the shooting, and included a crude drawing of a gunman and his victims. facebook's first earnings report is a big nope. ford recalls s.u.v.s because the gas pedal can stick. and a daredevil takes the plunge from more than 18 miles up when the cbs evening news continues. >> pelley: facebook, which was touted as the future of the internet, reported today that it lost money in the second quarter of this year. on that news, the stock dropped 10% in after-market trading. facebook shares have lost more than a third of their value since the company went public in may. so what happened to facebook? we asked bill whitaker to look into it. >> reporter: melissa porter is marketing director for grocery outlet bargain market, a discount chain with 174 stores across the country. a facebook user herself, she sees its potential to reach millions of customers. >> 51% of the people in the country have a facebook account. and we think for our demographic, our customer demographic, that a lot of them have a fab account and we've seen it. >> reporter: but the market chain couldn't fig
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